Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee on the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Bill 2018

30 September 2018, COTA Submissions
COTA Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide a written response to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee in relation to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Bill 2018.

MEDIA RELEASE: Royal Commission welcome but must not delay action on urgently needed reforms already in train and in the wings

16 September 2018
COTA Australia, today welcomed the Royal Commission into aged care for the spotlight it will throw on the challenges facing aged care over the next two decades, but warned it must not delay significant reforms now underway and in the wings to improve safety and quality safety for older Australians.

Submission to the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Online Consultation: Draft Guidance Aged Care Quality Standards

4 June 2018, COTA Submissions
COTA regards the draft Standards Guidance as a comprehensive guide to the delivery of the core standards which focus not only on the quality of care and safety standards expected of services, but also on the delivery of services that meet the ‘quality of life’ expectations of consumers and carers.